April 14, 2012
CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina women's tennis team concluded its regular season schedule with a 7-0 win against UNC Asheville Saturday afternoon at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center.
After sweeping the doubles point, Coastal (16-5, 6-2) won all singles matches en route to its seventh shutout victory of the year on Senior Day.
Amanda Malatek won from the sixth flight followed by wins from Diana Mortlock (6-1, 6-1), Kourtney Kowal (6-0, 6-1), Katie Fosnacht (6-0, 6-0), Miki Bunea (6-1, 6-2) and Mikaela Kristofersson (6-3, 6-2).
"I am very proud of the girls," said head coach Catherine Hewitt. "We had four matches this week and maintained our focus until the end."
Seniors Mortlock and Bunea were honored before the match for their accomplishments as student-athletes at Coastal Carolina.
"The seniors went out on a great note for their last match; we will miss them greatly and wish them well," added Hewitt.
Coastal's next match will be played in Asheville, N.C., in the first round of the Big South Conference Championship. Coastal is the third seed and will face Liberty at 3:30 p.m. in the first round on Thursday, April 19.